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This seems to be one of those narrow stats that misses the meta around it.There's more meta around it.People in this age group seem to switch jobs a lot. This roughly falls in line with what Gallop fo...
show context + On: Half of young women will leave their tech job by age 35, stu
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hacker news link | site world figures
Another note from the study is that 50% of the women who left didn't leave tech, they left private tech companies and went to create a startup, become an independent worker or join a government agency...
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hmm the 50% number comes from https://www.accenture.com/_acnmedia/PDF-134/Accenture-A4-GWC..., which seems to get the figure from a 2016 study (https://www.ncwit.org/sites/default/files/resources/wome...
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hacker news link | site us survey
How is that supply restricted? Medical schools are pretty much full, but many schools are going to great lengths to expand available spaces. Med school enrollments are up about 30% since the early 00'...
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hacker news link | site us timeline
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/timeline-president-donald-trump...Feb 26: "And again, when you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero, that's a prett...
show context + On: Mortality Rates from Covid-19 Are Lower in Unionized Nursing
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hacker news link | site us statistics
A lot of the things that "everyone knows" are wrong. The point of science is to have a systematic way to tell the difference between things that seem intuitively true and things that are act...
show context + On: Laypeople can predict which social-science studies will repl
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The OECD Better Life Index is exactly that:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OECD_Better_Life_IndexIt's an alternative to macro-economic indicators such as GDP that measures quality of life across 11 dime...
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Interesting about EB1A, didn't know.I agree that we need reform in this area. For one, a bidding system for H1-B type visas could prevent much of the abuse. Like you, I'm not a Trump supporter, but I ...
show context + On: H-1B: Government issues first-ever official estimate of visa
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There are some convincing studies that suggest otherwise. Combined with the fact that tech CEOs speak openly that salaries are too high, and conspire with each other to lower them, it seems fairly lik...
show context + On: H-1B: Government issues first-ever official estimate of visa
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hacker news link | site netherland figures
I'd really need to see actual numbers for this, especially as this is kind of contrary to the yearly report Ster released two weeks ago. In this they stated that while the first couple months of 2020 ...
show context + On: Dutch national broadcaster saw ad revenue rise when it stopp
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hacker news link | site world table
...'cause _historically_ contextual advertising doesn't work better than targeted. And contextual targeting is hard, because determining context is hard and it can fail catastrophically (I recall the ...
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"what does "Scale" even mean here?"I meant in context of the number of publishers that advertisers need to deal with to purchase impressions.Cutting out the ad networks probably ma...
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hacker news link | site europe figures
It's really not low single digit. Firstly it's a proposal for ~€100bn (not ~$100bn), the current program is ~€80bn. Secondly if you look at the spending[1] more than 50% of it by any reasonable measur...
show context + On: CERN approves plans for a $23B, 62-mile long super-collider
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If you follow science budgets and their growth around the world $23Billion is no big deal - http://uis.unesco.org/apps/visualisations/research-and-devel......
show context + On: CERN approves plans for a $23B, 62-mile long super-collider
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My grandfather never had a formal education and I've seen old articles of his with citations in three different languages. That was in the early 1900s. In the early 2000s the majority of my high schoo...
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elections_to_the_European_Parl...> The allocation of seats to each member state is based on the principle of degressive proportionality, so that, while the size of the po...
show context + On: Welcome to the 21st Century: How to Plan for the Post-Covid
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The real question is "why is that?". Do blacks tend to get into more altercations with police, is it systemic racism, both?Without further investigation, this graph can bait people into jump...
show context + On: U.S. Police Shootings: Breaking Down the Data by Race
Now is the time for us to start doing the hard work to make police accountability happen. Getting public records data accessible is a way to make good progress toward this.450+ of us are working on a ...
show context + On: U.S. Police Shootings: Breaking Down the Data by Race
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hacker news link | site japan statistics
> Why is the author afraid of "sanctions" in a first world democracy with strong freedom of speech protections?https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_justice_system_of_Jap..."Many Weste...
show context + On: An update on a pre-registered result about the coronavirus
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Stipulating most of your comment, gender can still easily be a top predictor of memory / intelligence / etc., because "top" is an ordinal concept. That just says it has more of an effect tha...
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